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Movie trivia, recapping the week, plus a Bees Knees kinda weekend!

(pssst – see the answer to last week’s trivia Q at the bottom!)

What fictional fishing company became a restaurant chain after appearing in the 1994 Best Picture Winner?

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What We Learned

Monday: ProBlogger showed us tricks to boosting blog engagement. This entails being the community you want to create, setting up an autoresponder, and creating engaging content.

Tuesday: Flywheel taught us how to move a physical store online with Woocommerce. It’s a killer plugin for WordPress that powers 28% of e-commerce sites and it’ll have you up and running in no time.

Wednesday: Woven gave some tips on taking ownership of your time. Here’s the recap:

  • Make Your Priorities
  • Use Templates for Everything
  • Protect Your Time With Public Link Availability Settings
  • Review Your Time

Thursday: We summarized a post from UnboundB2B about how intent-driven campaigns can generate top-of-funnel leads. Important types of intent data include individual activity, behavioral data, using context (which you’ll find more of here), and surge data.

Join the Community

  • Can ya help Ben out? – “Anyone who deals with food-based content has any experience of optimizing for Yummly? Whenever I create new content and share, it varies on whether it shares an image or not”
  • Christina is looking for some advice, “So…my nonprofit jumped on the TikTok bandwagon today! Are any of you managing a TikTok account and can provide some suggestions for getting people engaged with our page? We are training service dogs for wounded veterans.”
  • Hannah wants to know, “Teams users! What add-on tabs have you found that works the best for storyboarding and project planning?”
  • Fred has a question for you, “When it comes to organic traffic. What is your biggest problem, struggle or question?

Bees Knees


  • Honey Simple Syrup
  • Gin
  • Orange Juice
  • Lemon Juice


  • Combine honey simple syrup, gin, lemon juice and orange juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake vigorously and strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Enjoy!


Recipe from Platings + Pairings

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1903, Triscuit

“Inspiration does not always precede the act of writing; it often follows it.”

Madeleine L’Engle

Who said it? – “We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in and be what people are interested in.”

Craig Davis


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